Our Programs

 Keeping families close ®

Ronald McDonald House Charities of Kentuckiana is more than a house! We provide a community of compassion, support, and the comforts of home to families with children receiving medical care at Louisville area hospitals. Our House can care for 56 families every night, including parents, children receiving outpatient treatment, siblings, and other family members.

In addition to our House, we have three Family Room programs at local hospitals. These areas provide a quiet respite for both local families and families who travel to Lousiville for care. By easing the financial and emotional burdens of caregivers, and by taking care of important practical needs, our House allows parents to focus entirely on caring for their children.

Ronald McDonald House

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Ronald McDonald House

Our Ronald McDonald House is built on the idea that nothing else should matter when a family is focused on their child’s recovery. We are more than a house. We help families stay close, help them recharge, and give them a community of support.

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Ronald McDonald Family Room Programs

Our Ronald McDonald Family Room Programs are designed to support families through their child’s medical journey. Whether it’s a break from the clinical environment, a restorative nap or night’s rest, or a sense of normalcy sitting down with a cup of tea – we are here for families. Our Ronald McDonald Family Room programs are located inside Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Norton Children’s Hospital, and U of L Health – Frazier Rehabilitation Institute.

Hospitality Cart


Hospitality Cart

The Hospitality Cart at Norton Children’s Hospital is a unique way to bring a little joy to children and their families. We provide snacks, beverages, and activities throughout the hospital. You can support our Hospitality Cart by donating items off our wish list.

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